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The Death of Mr Love

The Death of Mr Love

Author(s): Indra Sinha

Location(s): India, Lewes, Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 1950s and 1990s

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The central tenet is based on a murder case in 1950s Bombay, with tremendous descriptions of the Bombay underworld, its backstreets and community politics, together with scenes of rural India.
The story of Bhalu as he remembers his idyllic youth in India some forty years ago, as he encounters his first love, their stories intertwine. What made their families leave post-independence India?

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Sinha is an elegant writer, and his novel twinkles with genial intelligence. His narrative is a Karmic patchwork of stories that ‘begin before their beginnings and continue beyond their ends’ and flashbacks to a...

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